Economic Analysis in Health Care, Second Edition is intended as a core textbook for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of health economics. The authors provide comprehensive coverage of the field of economics in health care and the evaluation of health care technologies.
This new edition has been fully updated with up–to–date case studies from the UK, Europe and the Rest of the World. It includes a new chapter on health care labour markets and contains new material integrated throughout the text on the economics of public health.
- Adopts an international perspective towards topics in health economics
- Creates a useful balance of theoretical treatment and practical application throughout the book
- Focuses on both market–related and economic evaluation aspects of health economics.
Chapter 2. The Demand for Health Care
Chapter 3. The Production and Costs of Health Care
Chapter 4. The Supply of Health Care
Chapter 5. Markets, Market Failure and the Role of Government in Health Care
Chapter 6. Health Insurance and Health Care Financing
Chapter 7. Equity in Health Care
Chapter 8. Health Care Labour Markets
Chapter 9. Welfarist and Non–Welfarist Foundations of Economic Evaluation
Chapter 10. Principles of Economic Evaluation in Health Care
Chapter 11. Measuring and Valuing Health Care Output
Chapter 12. Economic Evaluation Methods
Chapter 13. The Use of Economic Evaluation in Decision Making